Date(s) - 11/05/2018 - 11/10/2018
The Washington State Department of Commerce will coordinate participation by Washington companies in the China International Import Expo November 5-10, 2018 in Shanghai.
For businesses interested in exporting to China, this debut event provides unique access to one of the world’s largest markets with a format that is open to a wide variety of products for multiple industries. Part of President Xi’s Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, the event, hosted by China’s Ministry of Commerce and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, signifies China’s desire to increase the country’s trade liberalization and global economic cooperation goals. Activities at the show include business matchmaking, seminars and exhibitor demos. The show’s organizers project an estimated 150,000 foreign and Chinese exhibitors and attendees.
The China International Import Expo (CIEE) provides exhibit areas for services and products including:
Consumer electronics and appliances
Culture and education
Food and agriculture
Information and communications technology
Total available exhibitor space is 180,000 square meters (sqm). Registration fees start at $300 (raw 1 sqm space) up to $3000 (standard 9 sqm booth).
The Washington State Department of Commerce will coordinate participation by Washington companies. For more information, contact Mark Calhoon at 206-256-6137 or Mark.Calhoon@commerce.wa.gov.
Act now! The deadline to register is June 30, 2018, but space is filling quickly, with some halls nearly sold out.